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On Tuesday, June 29, the King County Council passed an ordinance creating local tenant protections for parts of unincorporated King County.

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On Tuesday, June 29, 2021 the Governor published an updated moratorium on evictions, dubbed the “Bridge Moratorium.” This moratorium expands the...

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Today, Governor Inslee announced he will be extending the state's eviction moratorium through September 30 by creating a bridge Proclamation. 

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On Monday June 7, the Seattle City Council passed a suite of laws further restricting evictions.

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The Governor needs to know any extension of the eviction moratorium will affect you and exacerbate the struggles you've experienced over the past...

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On March 11, 2021, Governor Inslee announced the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan will be transitioning from a regional approach to a...

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Councilmember Kshama Sawant recently proposed an extended ban on evictions pegged to the school year.

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Governor Inslee announced Washington will fully reopen by June 30, 2021, if not sooner when the state reaches a 70% vaccination threshold.

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We found 90.4% of statewide apartment homes made a full or partial payment by April 30, 2021.

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Since the start of COVID-19, the number of housing providers selling or occupying their rental properties in Washington state has increased...

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This is part 3 of the legislative update, focusing specifically on the just cause eviction legislation that was passed this year. 

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From the start of the pandemic it was clear some sort of legislative action would be necessary to address the return to normality.

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